Interviews (selection)

2016

HRT TV, Croatia
Vijesti iz kulture (Cultural News)

2015

Radio Deutschlandfunk, Corso – Kultur nach 3
Corsogespräch: Wenn Maschinen singen

WIRED Germany
Dieser Algorithmus singt euch Liebeslieder

2013

Kaltblut Magazine Interview
Berlin Faces – Martin Backes

Berlin Amateurs
Todo comienza con una idea… & Tipps Mùsica

2012

jetzt.de/Süddeutsche Zeitung
Pixel auf der Haut

TV 2, Norway
Nakenbilder av unge spres på parasittnettsteder

Fast Company, US-based magazine
Surveillance-Camera Shy? Jam Big Brother With Pixelhead

The Local
Pixelhead – the ultimate in anonymous?

2011

Deutsche Welle Radio, Germany
Interview in the context of the networking platform launch ARTCONNECT Berlin and the problems of finding the right collaborators for project-based work within the art and design scene Berlin
Online Article & Radio report – Audio-on-Demand

2008

University of Arts, Berlin, Germany
Interview about the Sound-Installation work „Vertical Wire Music“ by Prof. Dr. Holger Schulze
Text – german version

2007

Tretaroka (SVN) in Berlin, Germany
Interview by Tretaroka (SVN) about my Mixed-Media-Sound-Installation „Plastic Commander“

 

Newspapers/Magazines (selection)

2015

Neural Magazine #52, Complexity issue(s)
What do machines sing of? – Hummed Anthropomorphism

2013

Neural Magazine #43, Networked Tangibility
Pixelhead – Digital Mimesis

Kaltblut Magazine Interview
Berlin Faces – Martin Backes

European Youth Trend Report 2013
Defence by De-Facing – Martin Backes, Pixelhead

2012

jetzt.de/Süddeutsche Zeitung
Pixel auf der Haut

Latino News Tv
Anime Real Girl, Mascara Anti Facebook y Justin Bieber Vomita

Fast Company, US-based magazine
Surveillance-Camera Shy? Jam Big Brother With Pixelhead

The Local
Pixelhead – the ultimate in anonymous?

2011

Quotation Magazine, Japan
Artist profile by Asako Tsurusaki

El Periódico de Catalunya, Spain
Pixelhead review by Ana Sanchez / article – spanish version

De:Bug, Germany
Pixelhead review by De:Bug – german version

 

Web (selection)

2015

Süddeutsche Zeitung / Phänomeme
Berliner Künstler baut Maschine, die in Dauerschleife 90er-Pop-Balladen singt

20 Minuten – Schweizer Pendlerzeitung
Wenn der Computer endlos Schnulzen singt

WIRED Italy
Cosa succede quando un computer canta al karaoke

oi9 / Gawker Media
Heaven or Hell: A Computer That Never Stops Singing Hits From the 90s

CDM – Create Digital Music / Media
This Computer Singing 90s Love Ballads will Break Your Heart

The Creators Project
This Machine Will Sing 90s Pop Songs for Eternity

Fast Company / Co.Design
This Poor Computer Was Designed To Sing ’90s Karaoke Forever

designboom
martin backes gets a fully automated computer to sing emotional 1990s ballads

Business Insider
There’s a computer that perpetually sings 90’s ballads and it’s weirdly perfect

Observador
É provável que este computador cante melhor do que você

Pixable
Get The Weirdest Serenade Ever From This Robot TV That Sings 90s Music

Beatport
This Computer Program Sings ’90s Hits With Soul

Booooooom
90s Forever

mental_floss
Watch a Computer Program Sing ’90s Power Ballads

Sonic State
Sonic TALK 412 – Live From Stekker

prosthetic knowledge
What do machines sing of? Tech art by Martin Backes

kurzundgut
What do machines sing of?

Popular Mechanics
Machine Forced to Sing 1990s Ballads Endlessly in a Blank Hellscape

Berlin Amateurs
Martin Backes, “La cabeza pixelada”: una declaración a favor de la privacidad

2013

Berlin Amateurs
Todo comienza con una idea… & Tipps Mùsica

2012

jetzt.de/Süddeutsche Zeitung
Pixel auf der Haut

KUNST Magazin
Endlich! Tarnkappen für Virtual Reality-Angsthasen

jetzt.de/Create or Die
Verhüllt Eure Gesichter, die Kameras kommen – YouTube und Regimekritik

Gizmodo
There Is Something So Scary About This Pixelated Hood Mask

BoingBoing
Pixelhead masks that make you look like a pixellated German Secretary of the Interior

Nerdcore/Crackajack
Pixelated Hans-Peter Friedrich-Masks

The Creators Project
Camouflage your features with Pixelhead

FFFFOUND!
Pixelhead

2011

BoingBoing
Pixelhead mask makes you appear pixellated

engadget
Pixelhead: Neo Urban Camouflage

The Creators Project
Camouflage Your Features With Pixelhead

fastcodesign
„Pixelhead“ Masks Your Face From Google’s Roving Cameras

The Awesomer
Pixelhead Mask

I.Z. Reloaded
Pixelhead is a mask for those worried about appearing on Google Streetview

El Periódico Blog
Camuflaje 2.0

2009

disquiet
Review about the Sound-Installation work „Vertical Wire Music“

Radio (selection)

2015

WDR / Funkhaus Europa
Weinen Computer zu elektrischen Balladen?

2011

Deutsche Welle Radio, Germany
Interview in the context of the networking platform launch ARTCONNECT Berlin and the problems of finding the right collaborators for project-based work within the art and design scene Berlin
Online Article & Radio report – Audio-on-Demand

2008

HR 2 & WDR 3 Radio, Germany
Interview about my educational software for children dealing with the issue of sensible listening by Michael Rüsenberg

2005

Sofafunk Radio – Music of tomorrow, Berlin, Germany
Dazz&Keko LP Interview

 

Catalogues (selection)

2007

x-sounds
Published by Sound Studies/UdK
Fully-illustrated publication containing texts and images of all x-sounds works. The exhibition took place at Ballhaus Naunynstraße Berlin/Germany.
x-sounds catalogue – german version

Homo Bellicus
Published by gold+grüne wälder
Fully-illustrated publication containing texts and images of all works. The exhibition took place at Brotfabrik, Kulturwirtschaftliches Zentrum Christiania, Kolonie Wedding, Glaskasten, and Raum 29 in Berlin/Germany.
homo bellicus catalogue – english version

 
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